At Champlain Valley Head Start, our mission is to provide high quality services to help children and families thrive and reach their full potential. We promote the health, safety and well-being of children, and maintain strong collaborative partnerships to meet the changing needs of children, families and communities.
The Center Cook / Maintenance will prepare and serve high quality meals and be an integral part of cleaning the center. The individual will work in an outcomes-oriented, team environment under the supervision of the Head Start County Supervisor; ensure program compliance with Head Start Federal Performance Standards, Vermont Child Care Licensing regulations, as well as all other applicable regulations, best practices, and Agency and program policies and procedures. Requirements: High School diploma plus 1-3 years related experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired. ServSafe certified or able to complete certification within 60 calendar days of hire. 25 hours per week, approx. 40 weeks per year (based on school calendar). Starting wage, upon completion of 60-working day period, is $19.63/hour. Health plan and excellent benefits.
Successful applicants must have excellent verbal and written communication skills – bilingual abilities a plus; skills in documentation and record-keeping; proficiency in Microsoft Word, e-mail and internet; exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. Must be energetic, positive, mature, professional, diplomatic, motivated, and have a can-do, extra-mile attitude. A commitment to social justice and to working with families with limited financial resources is necessary. Clean driving record and access to reliable transportation required. Must demonstrate physical ability to carry out required tasks.
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